Verbal Inflectional Morphology in L1 and L2 Spanish: A Frequency Effects Study Examining Storage versus Composition.

@article{Bowden2010VerbalIM,
  title={Verbal Inflectional Morphology in L1 and L2 Spanish: A Frequency Effects Study Examining Storage versus Composition.},
  author={Harriet Wood Bowden and Matthew P Gelfand and Cristina Sanz and Michael T. Ullman},
  journal={Language learning},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={44-87}
}
This study examines the storage vs. composition of Spanish inflected verbal forms in L1 and L2 speakers of Spanish. L2 participants were selected to have mid-to-advanced proficiency, high classroom experience, and low immersion experience, typical of medium-to-advanced foreign language learners. Participants were shown the infinitival forms of verbs from either Class I (the default class, which takes new verbs) or Classes II and III (non-default classes), and were asked to produce either first… CONTINUE READING

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